Update on the bear first spotted near Montgomery County Community College

On Saturday MoreThanTheCurve.com reported on a bear being spotted in Whitpain Township near Montgomery County Community College just before 7:00 a.m. Police believe they had the bear contained to a wooded area, but it eventually made its way into Lower Gwynedd Township and was spotted again at around 11:30 a.m.

On Sunday a bear was spotted near Power Line Trail and Whetstone Road in Horsham and as of 4:30 p.m. on Sunday was believed to be inside the Willow Grove Naval Air Station. The game commission has been notified.

As of this morning at approximately 6:30 a.m. Horsham police were reporting that the bear is still roaming free. The police also refuted reports that the bear had been euthanized.

Photo: Horsham Community Police Services